For this Earth Issue, we’re exploring how the often water- and soil-intensive practices involved in grape and wine production are being transformed by industry-wide adoption of sustainable practices, with the charge being led by California wineries and vineyards.
For those of you who were able to help us in 2020, thank you! You supported us in new and different ways and did an amazing job.
Made from 20 recycled plastic bottles, the Everyday Tote Bag was designed by Fill It Forward to help eliminate our dependency on single-use plastic bags.
The silver lining to doing your taxes? Wealthsimple Tax has always been a pay-what-you-want tax service – that’s already pretty great – and this tax season, you can donate a meal to a fellow Canadian for just $1.
Purchase a Maple Leaf Prime Raised Without Antibiotics fresh whole chicken at any Longo’s store and for every chicken sold Longo’s will donate $2.00 to Second Harvest, up to a maximum of $10,000 in protein – plus you get one chicken FREE!
Second Harvest is now accepting visual art pieces from young artists and students who want to express their vision of a Canada with No Waste. No Hunger.
The pandemic forced us all to adapt. Come together. Help each other. Support the local community. This is something that Atlantic Canadians already know so well. It’s what you do on the east coast of Canada. You help your own and adapt to work with your environment, not against it.
True global travel may have to wait but you can see the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Statue of Liberty, Sagrada Familia, the Sphinx, Big Ben and even Chichen Itza at Bloor-Yorkville Icefest – an amazing frozen world of 50 iconic landmarks sculpted from over 68,000 pounds of ice.
Join us for two great food safety webinars this month—they’re informative, useful, the hosts are friendly, and they’re free for anyone! See the details here on “Food Safety Basics” and “Maximizing Your Food – How to Store it Right” virtual courses.
Our 21st Second Harvest Hero campaign is well underway! Second Harvest Hero is a year-round fundraising campaign that aims to raise funds and awareness in support of Second Harvest’s food rescue mission.
If you are considering skipping your next trip to the barber, salon or hair stylist, you’re invited to become a member of the Groomanthropist Club to be part of a unique fundraising campaign to raise money for four charities – including Second Harvest.
The Second Harvest Hero Sweepstakes presented by Moneris have gone national and are running from coast to coast to coast! Wherever you are, you can help fight hunger and food insecurity across Canada while getting the chance to win one of 20 amazing prizes.*
When Purpose Investments Inc. surpassed its milestone of $10 billion in assets under management, the firm celebrated by giving back. Purpose recently announced its generous $100,000 donation as well as at least 1,000 volunteering hours over a four-year partnership with Second Harvest.
We know how challenging winter can be for so many Canadians, especially now with hunger and uncertainty at all-time highs. Now is the time to give and support our local community members in need. Here are a handful of holiday heroes and their stories of good deeds to inspire us through the holiday season.
Hosting family and friends is not in the card for this holiday season but this doesn’t mean we can’t share food with neighbours and our community. The Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre has supplied this simple, yet yummy Coconut Drop recipe with that in mind.
Second Harvest is committed to getting food to Canadians experiencing hunger. During the pandemic, our charitable work has grown increasingly important to ensure everyone has access to the food they need to nourish themselves and their families.
At Second Harvest, we love our volunteers! And while COVID-19 continues to restrict in-person volunteering, we still need your help to get much-needed food to people in need during the holidays.
The drop-in meal program at Church of the Redeemer is a safe and welcoming space where their community can feel valued and take steps towards healing and transformation. Click below to get this yummy recipe.
Expecting to reach three million pounds of food distributed to food shelters and charities across all provinces by the end of the year, Second Harvest is thrilled to have such a capable distribution partner.
The next time you stop at Quesada, you may notice Second Harvest featured on the Quesada Kindness menu as a recipient for a portion of the proceeds from some items on that menu until Dec. 31, 2020.